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forced-air heating

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(mechanical engineering)
A warm-air heating system in which positive air circulation is provided by means of a fan or a blower.
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Forced-air heating

Heat distribution system in which heat is delivered by forcing warm air through a network of ducts. A furnace or heat pump typically generates the warm air.
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Anybody who could invent a new imitation had been sure of a fortune from old Durham, said Jurgis' informant; but it was hard to think of anything new in a place where so many sharp wits had been at work for so long; where men welcomed tuberculosis in the cattle they were feeding, because it made them fatten more quickly; and where they bought up all the old rancid butter left over in the grocery stores of a continent, and "oxidized" it by a forced-air process, to take away the odor, rechurned it with skim milk, and sold it in bricks in the cities!
Whenever we have hot weather, the forced-air furnace in our attic turns on.
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VDOT began deploying forced-air composting facilities at several locations around the State.
FORCED-air warming is the practice of choice in Wanganui Hospital Theatre Services Department.
If the power device has two output power ratings, the "convection cooled" (still-air) power rating is lower than the "forced-air convection cooled" rating.
Grandpa lived in a split-level house with forced-air heating and cooling.
This myth is usually attributed to homes with forced-air furnaces versus homes with hydronic baseboard or radiant heating systems.
There are significant benefits associated with forced-air warming in terms of better outcomes such as higher core temperatures, reduced incidence of shivering and morbid cardiac events, increased thermal comfort, reduced blood loss, reduced surgical site infections and shorter length of hospital stay.